Dr. Orli Fridman is an associate professor at the Faculty of Media and Communications (FMK), Singidunum University where she heads the Center for Comparative Conflict Studies (CFCCS). She also is the academic director of the School for International Training (SIT) Learning Center in Serbia. Her interdisciplinary research focuses on critical peace and conflict studies, memory politics and digital memory activism. Since 1994, Dr. Fridman has been involved in political education. She was trained as a facilitator for groups in conflict and worked with groups from Israel/Palestine, Northern Ireland, Cyprus, and the successor states of the former Yugoslavia.
Her most recent publications include: Memory Activism and Digital Memory Practices after Conflict: Unwanted Memories. Amsterdam University Press. 2022 (In Print); “Online Transnational Memory Activism and Commemoration: The Case of the White Armband Day.” In Agency in Transnational Memory Politics, Berghahn Books, 2020 (with Katarina Ristić); “Peace formation from below: The “mirëdita, dobardan!” festival as an alternative to everyday nationalism, 2020. Nations and Nationalism; “Conflict, Memory, and Memory Activism: Dealing with Difficult Pasts.” In: The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Peace and Conflict Studies. Palgrave Macmillan. 2020.